Which is the best OS to install for MSSQL 2008 R2 Share on Facebook Post on reddit Tweet on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Home › Forums › Other Microsoft Servers and SaaS › SQL Server 2005 / 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2016 › Which is the best OS to install for MSSQL 2008 R2 This topic has 1 reply, 2 voices, and was last updated 1 year, 2 months ago by Ossian. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts BumbleBeeMember Nov 21, 2019 at 2:49 am #624936 Greetings SQL Heros, Our current MSSQL version is 2008 R2. I’m about to move the DB to a new server. Which OS version will be the best to fit the good old 2008 R2 SQL version? Is it Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2016 or Windows 2019? Thanks! This topic was modified 1 year, 2 months ago by BumbleBee. Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.